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Philippines Infrastructure Report

Published 20 November 2014

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Philippines Infrastructure Report

BMI View:   Growth in the Philippines construction sector returned to positive territory in Q214, with a solid real expasion of 5.1% year-on-year (y-o-y). Heading into 2015, reconstruction efforts stemming from the aftereffects of Typhoon Yolanda in late 2013 should provide a strong tailwind for construction activity, and we forecast the sector will experience real growth of 9.6%.

Key Trends And Developments

  • The Public-Private Partnership Centre revealed in November 2014 that 12 companies have obtained prequalification documents to bid for the operation and maintenance contract of the Manila LRT Line 2 in the Philippines. The winner will operate and maintain the existing 13.8km line and a 4.19km extension with two stations to Masinag, for 10-15 years. The companies include RATP Dev, Hyundai Rotem Company, TUV Rheinland, DMCI Holdings and AC Infrastructure Holdings. Interested parties have until November 20 to submit their qualification documents. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) in October 2014 said it plans to invite bids from private investors to modify the ports of Bulalacao, Mansalay and Puerto Galera located in Oriental Mindoro and the Lapaz port in Iloilo City. The modification project, totalling PHP508mn (USD11.35mn), will include the expansion and modification of the ports in the Oriental Mindoro with an investment of PHP113.25mn (USD2.53mn), PHP26.75mn (USD59769) and PHP86.90mn (USD1.94mn) respectively. The Lapaz port project will include expansion of the port's RC wharf as well as the supply and driving of steel pipe piles with an investment of PHP281.19mn (USD6.27mn), according to a bid bulletin released by the PPA (BusinessWorld).

  • The Light Rail Manila Consortium (LRMC) in October 2014 signed a 32-year concession agreement with the Department of Transportation and Communications for the PHP64.9bn (USD1.45bn) Light Rail Transit line 1 (LRT 1) Cavite Extension Project in the Philippines. The consortium comprises Metro Pacific...

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View
Infrastructure SWOT
Industry Forecast
Construction And Infrastructure Forecast Scenario
Table: Construction And Infrastructure Industry Data (Philippines 2012-2017)
Table: Construction And Infrastructure Industry Data (Philippines 2018-2023)
Transport Infrastructure - Outlook And Overview
Table: Competitiveness Of Philippines's Infrastructure
Table: Consortiums Interested In The CALA Expressway
Table: Major Projects - Transport
Energy And Utilities Infrastructure - Outlook And Overview
Table: Cross-Island Interconnections
Table: Major Projects - Energy and Utilities
Residential/Non-Residential Building - Outlook And Overview
Table: Residential and Non-Residential Building Industry Data (Philippines 2012-2017)
Table: Residential and Non-Residential Building Industry Data (Philippines 2018-2023)
Table: Major Projects Table - Residential/Non-Residential Construction And Social Infrastructure
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Philippines - Infrastructure Risk/Reward Ratings
Asia Pacific - Infrastructure Risk/Reward Ratings
Developed Markets: Favoured
Giants Of Asia: Rewards Sizeable, Risks Sizeable
South East Asia: Political Risks Rises
Table: Asia Pacific Infrastructure Risk Reward Ratings
Market Overview
Competitive Landscape
Table: EQS Data
Table: Philippines - Projects Under PPP Programme, At Advanced Stage
Table: Philippines - Projects Under PPP Programme, At Early Stage
Company Profile
EEI Corporation
First Balfour
San Miguel Corporation (SMC)
Global Infrastructure Overview
Middle East/North Africa Presents Strongest Investment Profile
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sector-Specific Methodology
Risk/Reward Rating Methodology
Sector-Specific Methodology
Table: Infrastructure Risk/Reward Rating Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

The Philippines Infrastructure Report features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s market assessment and forecasts covering public procurement and spending on all major infrastructure and construction projects, including transportation and logistics by land, sea and air; power plants and utilities, and commercial construction and property development. The report analyses the impact of regulatory changes and the macroeconomic outlook and features competitive intelligence on contractors and suppliers.

BMI's Philippines Infrastructure Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Philippine infrastructure and construction industry.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent infrastructure industry forecasts for Philippines to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and planning in the Philippine infrastructure market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in the Philippine infrastructure sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Philippines.
  • Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity).


BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI's key industry forecasts, views and trend analysis covering infrastructure and construction, regulatory changes, major investments and projects and significant multinational and national company developments.

These are broken down into Construction (social, commercial and residential), Transport (roads, railways, ports, airports etc), and Energy & Utilities (powerplants, renewable projects, pipelines and so on).

Industry Trends

Analysis of latest projects across the infrastructure sector (covering the transport, utilities and commercial construction sub-sectors) - including:

Market Overview:Analysis of the key elements driving developments, including evaluations of current capacity and future requirements.

Building Materials Overview

The building materials overview provides industry trend analysis on the global and regional demands for building materials and the impact of this on the emerging and developed markets.

Business Environment Rankings

BMI's Infrastructure Business Environment Rankings provide a country-comparative Risk-Reward Rankings index aimed at investors (construction companies, suppliers and partners) in the regional infrastructure market.

The rankings methodology makes sophisticated use of over 40 industry, economic and demographic data point.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the infrastructure and construction sectors and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI Industry & Economic Forecasts

Historic data series (2008-2012) and forecasts to end-2018 for all key industry and economic indicators, supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key risks to the main forecast. Indicators include:

Construction: Industry value (US$bn); contribution to GDP (%); employment (`000); real growth (%).

Infrastructure: Value (US$bn); contribution to construction industry (%); real growth (%) of transport infrastructure (broken down by railways, airports, roads and bridges, ports and harbours) and energy and utilities (broken down by power plants and transmission grids, oil and gas pipelines, and water infrastructure).

Economy: Economic growth (%); nominal GDP (US$bn); unemployment (%); interest rates (%); exchange rate (against US$).

Company Profiles

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI's industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape to generate SWOT analyses. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

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'An essential, multi-faceted research tool. BMI’s thorough understanding of the major market players enables an informed – and informative – review of the sector’s actual performance, together with useful insights into current industry issues, which are topped-off with detailed and invaluable forecasts of industry and macroeconomic trends.’

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